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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 81%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 18' North, Longitude: 112° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.23 meters/second, 1516.4 km/hour, 942.3 miles/hour or 818.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.4"942.02 miwest0° 02' 51.1"3.27 minorth941.88 mi
24 hours11° 37' 45.8"754.68 mieast0° 42' 06.0"48.28 minorth754.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MacauFri 3:40 AM223 km139 miles121 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HaikouFri 3:40 AM262 km163 miles141 nmWest W
Hong KongFri 3:40 AM263 km164 miles142 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KowloonFri 3:40 AM270 km167 miles146 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ShenzhenFri 3:40 AM298 km185 miles161 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FoshanFri 3:40 AM304 km189 miles164 nmNorth N
GuangzhouFri 3:40 AM317 km197 miles171 nmNorth N
ShantouFri 3:40 AM523 km325 miles282 nmNortheast NE
NanningFri 3:40 AM545 km339 miles294 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuilinFri 3:40 AM610 km379 miles330 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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